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Presentation to G:UP (Growing up in the West Midlands) about open source software and how third sector organisations can benefit from it.

Presentation to G:UP (Growing up in the West Midlands) about open source software and how third sector organisations can benefit from it.

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  • Create the Internet – Tim Berners lee RMT GNU GNU is not Unix (unix compatible) Copyleft GPL
  • Create the Internet – Tim Berners lee RMT GNU GNU is not Unix (unix compatible) Copyleft GPL Original Unix 1969 thought to Mac osX
  • GPL 1989 GNU Emacs Gnu Debugger GNU Compiler GNU is copyleft
  • Mark Shuttleworth Code of Conduct Commercial Support Availaable Releases every 6months with 18 mos support LTS released evey 2 yrs with 3yrs support
  • 200+ apps open sourced Employ ebvagilists and core team members
  • GPL 1989 GNU Emacs Gnu Debugger GNU Compiler GNU is copyleft
  • 72 OSI approved Licenses 10 OSI popular and Interesting
  • All computers in Swiss Schhols run open sourcce only (9000) 53,000 by the end of 2009, and at that time 52 million Linux Educacional 2.0
  • Extraction Transformation and Loading Data Integration

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  • 1. Introduction to Open Source and How it Can Benefit Your Organisation
  • 2.  
  • 3. Introduction Philip Oakley Open Source Software Consultant Outserve Ltd
      www.outserveblog.com www.twitter.com/philoakley www.identi.ca/philoakley www.linkedin.com/in/philoakley
    Blog
  • 4.  
  • 5. What is Open Source? Simply put Open Source software is a development method.... ...meaning that the software is freely distributable, available to customise and with no cost of software licenses .
  • 6. Past - History
  • 7. Past - History
    • 1960's Request for Comments (Telecoms Protocols)
    • 8. 1969 Internet
    • 9. 1970's Unix distributed with Source Code
    • 10. 1983 RMS starts GNU Project
    • 11. 1991 Linus Torvalds creates Linux Kernel
    • 12. 1998 Open Source Initiative (OSI)
    • 13. 1999 Tim Burners-Lee invents WWW
    • 14. 2008 MySQL sold for $1 Billion
  • 15. GNU Project
    • GNU is Not Unix
    • 16. Operating System
    • 17. Started 1983
    • 18. Incomplete until 1991
    • 19. 1989 General Public Licence
    • 20. 25 th B'day with Stephen Fry
  • 21. Linux
  • 26. Linux Today
    • 300+ Versions currently
    • 27. Distrowatch Top 100 Downloads
    • 28. Static top 5
    • 29. Vertical versions
    • 30. Pre-installed
  • 31. CERN
    • Scientific Linux
    • 32. [email_address]
    • 33. [email_address]
  • 34.  
  • 35. Ubuntu Linux
    • Most Popular Linux
  • 36.  
  • 37.  
  • 38.
    • Open Source
    • 39. Linux Kernel
    • 40. Open Handset Alliance (34 Companies)
    • 41. Open Standards for Mobile Phones
  • 42. Open Source Licenses
    • Free Redistribution
    • 43. Source Code inc
    • 44. Derived Works
    • 45. Integrity of The Author's Source Code
    • 46. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups
    • No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor
    • 47. Distribution of License
    • 48. License Must Not Be Specific to a Product
    • 49. License Must Not Restrict Other Software
    • 50. License Must Be Technology-Neutral
  • 51. OSI Approved licenses
    • Apache License, 2.0
    • 52. New and Simplified BSD licenses
    • 53. GNU General Public License (GPL)
    • 54. Affero General Public License (GPL)
    • 55. “ Lesser" General Public License (LGPL)
    • 56. MIT license
    • 57. Mozilla Public License 1.1 (MPL)
    • 58. Common Development and Distribution License
    • 59. Common Public License 1.0
    • 60. Eclipse Public License
  • 61. Software Proprietary (Closed Source) Open Source Office Suite Operating Systems CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Accounting ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • 62. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 63. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 64.  
  • 65.  
  • 66. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 67. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 68. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 69. Software Design Internet Multimedia Productivity Utilities
  • 70. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 71. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 72.  
  • 73.
      “The Government could save at least £600 million per year if it adopted open IT procurement and used open source software.”
    http://www.conservatives.com/News/News_stories/2009/01/Improving_IT_procurement_and_encouraging_open_source_software.aspx
  • 74.  
  • 75.  
  • 76. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 77.  
  • 78.  
  • 79.  
  • 80. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 81. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 82. Web Publishing/Collaboration/Projects CMS/Blog Collaboration/Wiki VLE Document Mgt/Portal Project Mgt
  • 83. Open Source Social Media
  • 84. Education
  • 85. Commercial Open Source
  • 86. CiviCRM
    • Constituent Relationship Management
    • 87. Advocacy, non-profit and non-governmental groups
    • 88. Integrates with Joomla and Drupal CMS
  • 89.
    • Owned by Oracle since 2009
    • 90. Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Presentation +
    • 91. Reads and writes .xls, .doc etc
    • 92. Reads ooxml – .docx, .xlsx
    • 93. Cross Platform – Apple Mac/Linux/Windows
    • 94. OpenDocument Format
  • 95. OpenDocument Formats (ODF)
    • Allows easy sharing of information
    • 96. Ensures information freely available
    • 97. Future Proof our information
    • 98. ODF an ISO/IEC international standard
    • 99. Supported by European Parliament
  • 100.  
  • 101.  
  • 102.  
  • 103. Open Data -Types
    • Science and Medical Data
    • 104. Open Government
    • 105. Semantic web
  • 106.  
  • 107. Open Source Everything
  • 112.  
  • 113. Big Buck Bunny
  • 114. Music
  • 115. Games
  • 116. http://flickr.com/photos/aussiegall/2104652119/
  • 117. Books/Writing
  • 118. Hardware
  • 119. Why
  • 120. Why choose Open Source?
  • 127. OSI Definition
    • Open source is a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process.
    • 128. The promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.
  • 129. 3 Ideas
    • Become Open Source aware
    • 130. Use Open Source (Firefox, OpenOffice etc)
    • 131. Include Open Source planning/choices
  • 132. Thank You Philip Oakley Open Source Software Consultant Outserve Ltd
      www.outserveblog.com www.twitter.com/philoakley www.identi.ca/philoakley www.linkedin.com/in/philoakley
    Blog
  • 133. What does that mean?
  • 138. Open Source Projects
  • 142. Links
    • http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/
    • 143. http://code.google.com/opensource/
    • 144. http://www.sun.com/software/opensource
    • 145. http://developer.apple.com/opensource
    • 146. http://developers.facebook.com/opensource
    • 147. http://opensource.adobe.com
    • 148. http://www.bbc.co.uk/opensource/
  • 149. Microsoft/opensource
    • A new approach in interoperability
    • 150. Redhat/Novell Linux interoperability
    • 151. www.codeplex.com OS Project Community
    • 152. Port 25 MS open source community
    • 153. Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
    • 154. Microsoft Reciprocal License (Ms-RL)
    • 155. www.microsoft.com/opensource/heroes
  • 156. Expanded in to all areas..
    • Infrastructure and Technology Stack
    • 157. LAMP, WAMP and MAMP
    • 158. Operating Systems - OpenSolaris, BSD, Haiku
    • 159. CMS, Blogging, Micro Blogging
    • 160. Enterprise Software
    • 161. Creative Software – Design/Video/Sound
    • 162. Security Software
  • 163. Links
    • http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/
    • 164. http://code.google.com/opensource/
    • 165. http://www.sun.com/software/opensource
    • 166. http://developer.apple.com/opensource
    • 167. http://developers.facebook.com/opensource
    • 168. http://opensource.adobe.com
    • 169. http://www.bbc.co.uk/opensource/
  • 170. Microsoft/opensource
    • A new approach in interoperability
    • 171. Continued Novell Linux interoperability
    • 172. www.codeplex.com OS Project Community
    • 173. Port 25 open source community at Microsoft.
    • 174. Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)
    • 175. Microsoft Reciprocal License (Ms-RL)
    • 176. http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/heroes/
  • 177. Thank You Philip Oakley Open Source Software Consultant [email_address] 0121 288 6778
      www.outserveblog.com www.twitter.com/philoakley www.identi.ca/philoakley www.linkedin.com/in/philoakley
    Blog
  • 178. Contact details
    • Blog - http://philipoakley.org
    • 179. twitter.com/philoakley
    • 180. Identi.ca/philoakley
    • 181. http://www.linkedin.com/in/philoakley
  • 182. More Open Source info on the web
    • http://www.osalt.com/ - open source altenative
    • 183. http://opensourceschools.org.uk/
  • 184. Even More Info
    • Rebel Code: Linux and the Open Source Revolution – Glyn Moody
    • 185. The Cathedral & the Bazaar – Eric S Raymond
    • 186. Podcasts
      • Floss Weekly
      • 187. Many Linux podcasts
    • Linux User Groups
  • 188. "Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches,” Steve Ballmer – Microsoft Corp
  • 189. "What hobbyist can put 3-man years into programming, finding all bugs, documenting his product and distribute for free? The fact is, no one besides us has invested a lot of money..” Bill Gates 1987
  • 190. "..we will create a level playing field for open source software in IT procurement and open up the procurement system to small and innovative companies…” David Cameron – Conservative Party Leader
  • 191. "The internet age is transforming politics and has the capacity to transform government. Let’s start being open source right now.” George Osbourne – Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • 192. "Four things ought to be avoided. The first is a lock-in, an indefinite commitment to a single proprietary solution..” John Pugh – Liberal Democrat MP
  • 193. "Writing non-free software is not an ethically legitimate activity, so if people who do this run into trouble, that's good! All businesses based on non-free software ought to fail, and the sooner the better” Richard Stallman
  • 194. "I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. ” Linus Torvalds 1990
  • 195. "If something's expensive to develop, and somebody's not going to get paid, it won't get developed. So you decide: Do you want software to be written, or not? ” Bill Gates
  • 196. " given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow ". More formally: "Given a large enough beta-tester and co-developer base, almost every problem will be characterized quickly and the fix will be obvious to someone." Eric S. Raymond from "The Cathedral and the Bazaar".
  • 197. "Open source is neither an industry fad, nor a magic bullet. Rather, the development methods commonly encompassed by the term open source have provided customers and developers with additional options among many in the technology ecosystem." Microsoft.com Website 2008
  • 198. Contact details
    • Blog - http://philipoakley.org
    • 199. twitter.com/philoakley
    • 200. Identi.ca/philoakley
    • 201. http://www.linkedin.com/in/philoakley